Bounce Your Way to Better Health

July 23, 2008 at 7:41 PM Leave a comment

AblePlay believes that play is a wonderful way to achieve physical, developmental and cognitive goals for all children, especially those with disabilities.  Children have always loved to move and jump around.  When you add the experience of defying gravity for a few seconds and capture that wonderful feeling of weightlessness, you have a very unique and memorable experience for a child.

More and more is being written about the value of using a trampoline for people of all ages and abilities.  AblePlay offers two great products by Bazoongi Toys that have been rated and reviewed for children with disabilities on their website

There is also an interesting website from the UK that talks about using trampolines and explores a treatment called “rebound therapy,” as a tool for people with disabilities.  You can learn more and read about this new science at

Here is a short list of some of the benefits that can be achieved while jumping and playing on a trampoline.  Learn more at by searching Bazoongi Toys.


  • Stimulates the limbic system – a network of interconnected structures located deep within the brain that plays an important role in learning, memory and emotional development.
  • Assists the lymphatic system to clear toxins from the body and stimulates the immune system to fight infections and disease.
  • Builds self esteem by allowing the weightless body to move and momentarily “fly” without the limitations of gravity.
  • Enhances body fluid circulation and digestion.
  • Helps combat obesity by encouraging movement and exercise without the additional stress on joints that jumping or running on hard surfaces can cause.

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